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A report on an Australian teacher's use of material from the Rhind Papyrus.
A collection of 24 mini-posters, each containing a quotation about mathematics.
How does geometry begin? This work explores the origins of geometry in the work of artisans.

Images of the first printed edition of Euclid's Elements

Three congruent circles of radius 6 inches are mutually tangent to one another. Compute the area enclosed between them.
In a rectangle, having given the diagonal and perimeter, find the sides
A discussion of why we use "e" to represent the base of the natural logarithm system.
Two cog-wheels, one having 26 cogs, and the other 20 cogs, run together. In how many revolutions of the larger wheel will the smaller gain in 12 revolutions?
After a terrible battle it is found that 70% of the soldiers have lost an eye.
Mathematics is often referred to today as the "science of patterns." But has this always been true historically, or is this something that happened in recent times? The question is discussed here with reference to the work of Euclid and Jacob Steiner.

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